, Jeremy Renner had Scarlett Johansson's back today. "Working with her was tremendous..awful," Renner cracked as Johansson received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her accomplishments in film.
"For six months, she continuously threw me around, beat me, stepped on me and wiped the floor with my dignity and self-respect every day—all with a smile on her face.""Now, finally," he concluded, "I get to step on you, sweetheart."Black Widow kept the wisecracks to a minimum, meanwhile, instead thanking Renner for being her "knight in shining armor."Also present were Johansson's mom and grandmother, whom the New York-bred actress thanked for "inspiring me to be a strong, modern, independent woman.""There's not a day that goes by that I don't feel like the luckiest person in the world to have the job that I love," she added.
Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner have apologized for calling their “Avengers: Age of Ultron” co-star Scarlett Johansson’s character Black Widow a “whore” during a recent press interview. “Yesterday we were asked about the rumors that Black Widow wanted to be in a relationship with both Hawkeye and Captain America,” Evans said in a statement.
website Digital Spy, were asked about the character’s multiple romances in the Marvel universe, to which Renner sarcastically responded, “She’s a slut.” Evans laughed: “I was going to do something along those lines…’She’s a complete whore.'” Well the Internet didn’t find it funny, and on Thursday, Captain America and Hawkeye fell on their shield/crossbow.
“We answered in a very juvenile and offensive way that rightfully angered some fans.
I regret it and sincerely apologize.” Renner said in a statement: “”I am sorry that this tasteless joke about a fictional character offended anyone.
Renner was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Hurt Locker (2008) and for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his much-praised performance in The Town (2010).Over the next few years, Renner had guest roles in Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane (1999), The Net (1999), The Time of Your Life (1999) and Angel (2000).In 2002, Renner starred in Dahmer as the eponymous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.He found the role a challenge to cope with after he had finished shooting and seeing how Dahmer killed seventeen victims.His performance was well received, and he gained a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Male.He also appeared in Pink's 2003 music video for her song "Trouble" as a Bad Boy Sheriff. He next starred as a neo-Nazi skinhead who is admitted into a psychiatric hospital in Neo Ned with Gabrielle Union.